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CNO updates Marigny & French Quarter ‘Moving New Orleans Bikes’ designs

The City of New Orleans held a pre-construction meeting for biking and walking improvements coming to the Marigny and the down-river portion of the French Quarter recently, and unveiled a new approach in how the Department of Public Works can incorporate community input as it builds ‘Complete Streets’. At the design meeting in late July, community residents viewed, listened, and…

2nd round of Activation Mini-Grants postponed until later in 2020

Though we’re reluctant to do so, we’re temporarily postponing the second round of our mini-grants for civic groups, community leaders, and individuals to create events or projects that build grassroots support for safe and accessible streets and highlight the benefits of the New Orleans’ newly expanded low-stress bikeway network. We’re doing so largely due to the abundance of great projects…

We’re proud to award these 10 Complete Streets Activation Mini-Grants

After reviewing many wonderful applications, we’re proud to announce that we’ve awarded 10 Complete Streets Activation Mini-Grants for a total of $7,500 These activations range from giving away free bike lights so people can bike at night safely, to giving discounts to people walking, driving, or taking public transit to the farmers market, and providing free classes on various uses of public space. If you or someone…

‘Complete Streets’ on Both Banks of the Mississippi

Moving New Orleans Bikes now spans both banks of the Mississippi! On July 7th and 9th, the City hosted two community design teleconferences for ‘complete streets’ improvements coming to the east bank of New Orleans, the first for the French Quarter & the Marigny, the second for Central City & the Lower Garden District. Over 150 people joined online or…

This Summer, Complete Streets Are Coming to New Orleans

With construction continuing in Algiers, and plans for street improvements on the East Bank getting finalized, we’re excited to give you some updates on how our work is bringing more safety and less stress to New Orleans streets this month. Community Design Teleconferences for French Quarter & Marigny as well as Central City As part of the community engagement process…

We’re Hiring a Campaign Organizer!

As our campaign for Complete Streets moves into the summer and Moving New Orleans Bikes moves to the Eastbank, we’re looking to grow our campaign team by hiring a new part-time organizer, or as we call it, a Campaign Coordinator. This position will work closely with the NOCSC campaign team in building public support for the benefits of Complete Streets…

Why Angela Got a Yard Sign

We want to introduce you to Angela Chalk, a life-long resident and leader in the historic 7th Ward, who is proud to stand up in support of better walking, biking, and transit infrastructure on New Orleans streets. When we dropped off her yard sign, we asked her why she wanted to show support for more safety and less stress on New Orleans streets:…